Saturday, April 23, 2011

Pros and Cons

Like any reasonable person who has moved to a different state, I've devised an ongoing list of the pros and cons of living in my new surroundings.

With no further adieu, here they are:

The pros and cons of living in Texas

                           Pros                                                     Cons                                  
1.  Cost of living - $200,000 gets you a mansion            1.  Air conditioning bills for said mansion
2.  Tex Mex - Way better than Mexican food in CA        2.  No breakfast burritos- What's up with that?  
3.  Southern hospitality - people here are so sweet        3.  Driving - people here are terrible drivers
4.  Texas BBQ - lives up to the hype                            4.  I've gained 10 lbs in 2 weeks
5.  Austin is a fantastic city                                         5.  We live in San Antonio - Austin traffic is bad
6.  Very patriotic - we love all the flying flags                 6.  Lackland Airforce Base is noisy
7.  Schlitterbahn - world's best water park                     7.  Humidity and 100+ degree temperatures
8.  Great hiking trails                                                   8.  I get strange looks when hiking with my dog stroller
9.  Alamo and Riverwalk are beautiful and close by        9.  Alamo and Riverwalk are always oober crowded
10. Caribbean cruises leave out of Galveston                10. You drive through Houston to get to your cruise ship
11. Lightning storms are super pretty                           11. Lightning storms turn into hurricanes and flooding
12. You can see all the way to Oklahoma                     12. Texas is super duper flat.  ____ -Like that

To be continued...

Austin, Texas

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